1. Libyan renditions case in court as UK ‘lobbies for secrecy’ in key torture report
  2. BT indifferent to supporting US drone programme “as long as they pay our bills”
  3. Guantanamo nurse refused to participate in "criminal" force-feedings
  4. Government’s legal aid plans “unlawful” & “discriminatory,” rule judges
  5. US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

Libyan renditions case in court as UK ‘lobbies for secrecy’ in key torture report

on 21 July 2014

Abdel Hakim Belhadj

The case brought by a husband and wife subjected to a 2004 ‘rendition,’ jointly organised by MI6, the CIA and Libyan intelligence, is being heard today by the Court of Appeal in London.

Abdul-Hakim Belhaj, an anti-Gaddafi dissident, and his wife Fatima Boudchar, who was five months pregnant at the time, were kidnapped and flown to Muammar Gaddafi’s prisons ...

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Guantanamo nurse refused to participate in "criminal" force-feedings

on 16 July 2014

Guantanamo force-feeding by Lewis Peake

A military medical professional at Guantanamo Bay recently refused to force-feed detainees after witnessing the suffering it caused detainees, it has been revealed.  

The incident is thought to be the first case of 'conscientious objection' to force-feeding at Guantánamo since a mass hunger-strike began at the prison last year. Cleared Syrian Abu Wa’el Dhiab related the news on ...

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US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

on 21 March 2013

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In 2012, Reprieve launched EC Project 2, funded by the European Commission. The Project identifies and assists European nationals facing the death penalty in the U.S. and around the world, and works with European governments and consular staff to assist their nationals.

In the U.S., we provide free and confidential support to capital defense teams. We also leverage ...

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